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Of Counsel - Suzanne D. Kitchings

Suzanne D. Kitchings

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Suzanne practices in the areas of estate and tax planning, wills and trusts, charitable giving, probate law and estate administration.  She has more than 35 years of experience assisting clients with the full range of intergenerational planning, and has represented estates before the IRS and DRS on audit.

After law school Suzanne served as a law clerk for the Hon. Stanley S. Harris on the DC Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining Shipman & Goodwin, she was a partner in the Old Lyme law firm of Kitchings & Potter, LLC for 22 years. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estates & Probate Section
  • Estate & Tax Planning Council of Eastern CT
  • American Association of University Women, Lower CT Valley Chapter

Community Involvement

  • Con Brio Choral Society
  • First Congregational Church of Old Lyme 
  • Essex Savings Bank: Former Trustee
  • Florence Griswold Museum and Musical Masterworks: Former Board Member

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  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1974
  • Stanford University, B.A., 1968

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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